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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis Turner, 1985 
AphiaID: 244699

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiuridae Ljungman, 1867
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropholis Thomas, 1966 (junior homonym of Micropholis Huxley, 1859)
Sources  basis of record Turner, R.L. 1985. Microphiopholis, replacement name for Micropholis Thomas, 1966 (Ophiuroidea: Amphiuridae) NON Huxley, 1859 (Amphibia: Dissorophidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Wshington 98(4): 1028-1029. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis atra (Stimpson, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis geminata (LeConte, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis gracillima (Stimpson, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis platydisca (Nielsen, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis puntarenae (Lütken, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrophiopholis subtilis (Ljungman, 1867)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The status of this genus name remains unclear, recognized by some authors, refused by others. No formal revision seems to have been coducted yet. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:244699
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Date   action   by
2007-08-21 10:58:26Z  created  Stöhr, Sabine
2007-08-30 09:31:55Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2007-08-31 06:50:00Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Microphiopholis Turner, 1985. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=244699 on 2014-12-22
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